Prefix

Prefix
Notes

Entity

Continent

ITU
Zone

CQ
Zone

Notes

QSL Card
1A

Sov. Mil. Order of Malta

Europe

28

15

Unofficial prefix
1S

Spratly Is.

Asia

50

26

Unofficial prefix

3A

Monaco

Europe

27

14

F

3B6, 7

Agalega & St. Brandon Is.

Africa

53

39

3B8

Mauritius

Africa

53

39

F

3B9

Rodriguez I.  

Africa

53

39

3C

EA0 (before 1969) = 3C

Equatorial Guinea

Africa

47

36

3C0

Annobon I.

Africa

52

36

3D2

Fiji

Oceania

56

32

F

3D2

Conway Reef

Oceania

56

32

F

3D2

Rotuma I. 

Oceania

56

32

F 

3DA

ZS7 (before 1969) = 3D6 3D6 (before 1988) = 3DA ZD5 (before 1969) = 3DA

Swaziland

Africa

57

38

T 

3V

Tunisia

Africa

37

33

F 

3W

XV = 3W

Vietnam

Asia

49

26

3X

7G (before 1967) = 3X

Guinea

Africa

46

35

3Y

Bouvet  

Africa

67

38

F 

3Y

Peter I I.

Antarctica

72

12

F

4J, 4K

UD (before 1994) = 4J

Azerbaijan

Asia

29

21

4L

UF (before 1994) = 4L
4L (after 1991) = UF

Georgia

Asia

29

21

F

4O

Montenegro

Europe

28  

15 

F.(4O) Only contacts made June 28,2006 and after count for this entity

4S

VS7 (before 1949) = 4S

Sri Lanka

Asia

41

22

F

4U_ITU

ITU HQ

Europe

28

14

F, T

4U_UN

United Nations HQ

North America

08

05

F

4W 

Timor-Leste

Oceania

54

28

(4W) Only contacts made March 1,2000, and after,count for this entity

4X, 4Z

Israel

Asia

39

20

F, T

5A

Libya

Africa

38

34

5B,C4

H2 = 5B
P3 = 5B

Cyprus

Asia

39

20

F

5H-5I

VQ3 (before 1962) = 5H

Tanzania

Africa

53

37

F

5N

ZD2 (before 1961) = 5N

Nigeria 

Africa

46

35

F

5R

FB8 (before 1961) = 5R

Madagascar  

Africa

53

39

5T

Mauritania

Africa

46

35

(5T) Only contacts made June 20, 1960 and after count for this entity

5U

Niger

Africa

46

35

(5U) Only contact made August 3, 1960 and after count for this entity

5V  

FD8 (before 1961) = 5V

Togo  

Africa

46

35

5W

ZM6 (before 1963) = 5W

Samoa  

Oceania

62

32

F

5X  

VQ5 (before 1963) = 5X

Uganda  

Africa

48

37

F 

5Y-5Z

VQ4 (before 1964) = 5Z

Kenya

Africa

48

37

F

6V-6W

Senegal  

Africa

46

35

F. (6W) Only contacts made June 20, 1960 and after count for this entity

6Y

VP5 (Jamaica) = 6Y

Jamaica

North America

11

08

F, T

7O

Yemen

Asia

39

21, 37

(7O) Only contacts made May 22, 1990 and after count for this entity

7P  

ZS8 (before 1967) = 7P

Lesotho  

Africa

57

38

F  

7Q

ZD6 (before 1965) = 7Q

Malawi  

Africa

53

37

7T-7Y

FA(before 1963) = 7X

Algeria  

Africa

37

33

F  

8P

VP6 (before 1967) = 8P

Barbados

North America

11

08

F

8Q

VS9M = 8Q

Maldives  

AS/AF  

41

22

 

8R

VP3 (before 1967) = 8R

Guyana

South America 

12

09

F, T

9A  

YU2 (before 1992) = 9A

Croatia  

Europe

28

15

F,(9A, S5)Only contacts made June 26, 1991and after count for this entity

9G

Ghana  

Africa

46

35

F, T,(9G) Only contacts made March 5, 1957, and after, count for this entity

9H

ZB1 (before 1965) = 9H

Malta  

Europe

28

15

F  

9I-9J

VQ2 (before 1965) = 9J

Zambia

Africa

53

36

F

9K

Kuwait

Asia

39

21

F

9L  

ZD1 (before 1962) = 9L

Sierra Leone  

Africa

46

35

T

9M2, 4

West Malaysia

Asia

54

28

F, (9M2, 4, 6, 8) Only contacts made September 16, 1963, and after, count for this entity

9M6, 8

East Malaysia

Oceania

54

28

F, (9M2, 4, 6, 8) Only contacts made September 16, 1963, and after, count for this entity

9N

Nepal

Asia

42

22

9Q-9T

OQ (before 1961) = 9Q

Dem Rep. of Congo

Africa

52

36

F

9U

Burundi

Africa

52

36

(9U, 9X)Only contacts made July 1, 1962, and after count for this entity

9V

VS1 (before 1966) = 9V

Singapore

Asia

54

28

F, (9V) Contacts made from September 16, 1963 to August 8, 1965, count for West Malaysia

9X

Rwanda

Africa

52

36

(9U, 9X) Only contacts made July 1, 1962, and after, count for this entity 

9Y-9Z

VP4 (before 1963) = 9Y

Trinidad & Tobago

South America

11

09

T, F

A2

ZS9 (before 1967) = A2
8O = A2

Botswana

Africa

57

38

F

A3

VR5 (before 1971) = A3

Tonga

Oceania

62

32

A4

VS9O (before 1961) = A4
MP4M (before 1972) = A4

Oman

Asia

39

21

F

A5  

AC (before 1972) = A5

Bhutan

Asia

41

22

A6

MP4T, D (before 1972) = A6

United Arab Emirates

Asia

39

21

A7

MP4Q (before 1972) = A7

Qatar  

Asia

39

21

F

A9

MP4B (before 1972) = A9

Bahrain

Asia

39

21

F

AP

Pakistan

Asia

41

21

F

BS7  

Scarborough Reef  

Asia

50

27

(BS7) Only contacts made January 1, 1995 and after count for this entity

BV  

Taiwan  

Asia

44

24

F  

BV9P

Pratas I.

Asia

44

24

(BV9P) Only contacts made January 1, 1994 and after, count for this entity

B

China

Asia

(A) 33, 42, 43, 44

23,24

F

C2

VK9 (Nauru) = C2

Nauru

Oceania

65

31

C3

PX (before 1970) = C3

Andorra

Europe

27

14

F

C5

ZD3 (before 1966 = C5

The Gambia

Africa

46

35

T

C6

VP7 (before 1974) = C6

Bahamas

North America

11

08

C8-9

CR7 (before 1976) = C9
XX7 (before 1976) = C9

Mozambique

Africa

53

37

F  

CA-CE

3G = CE
XQ-XR = CE

Chile

South America 

14, 16

12

F, T

CE0Y  

Easter I.  

South America 

63 

12

F, T  

CE0Z

Juan Fernandez Is.

South America 

14

12

F, T

CE0X

San Felix & San Ambrosio

South America

14

12

F, T

CE9/KC4

4K1 (before 1994) = CE9/KC4

Antarctica

Antarctica

(B) 67, 69-74

(C) 12, 13, 29, 30,32, 38,39

F, S

CM, CO  

CL = CO

Cuba  

North America

11

08

F, T

CN  

Morocco  

Africa

37

33

CP

Bolivia

South America

12, 14

10

F, T

CT  

CQ-CS = CT

Portugal  

Europe

37

14

F

CT3  

Madeira Is.  

Africa

36

33

F

CU

CT2 (before 1986) = CU

Azores

Europe

36

14

F

CV-CX

Uruguay

South America

14

13

F, T

CY0  

Sable I.

North America

09

05

F

CY9  

CY0 (before 1985) = CY9

St. Paul I.

North America 

09

05

F  

D2-3  

CR6 (before 1976) = D2

Angola

Africa

52

36

D4 

CR4 (before 1976) = D4

Cape Verde

Africa

46

35

F

D6 

Comoros  

Africa

53

39

F, T, (D6, FH8) Only contacts made July 6, 1975, and after, count for this entity

DA-DR

Fed. Rep. of Germany

Europe

28

14

F, (DA-DR) Only contacts made with DA-DR stations September 17, 1973, and after, and contacts made with Y2-Y9 stations October 3, 1990 and after, count for this entity

DU-DZ

4D-4I = DU

Philippines

Oceania

50

27

F, T

E3

Eritrea

Africa

48

37

(E3) Only contacts made November 14, 1962, and before, or May 24, 1991, and after, count for this entity

E4

Palestine

Asia

39

20

(E4) Only contacts made February 1, 1999, and after, count for this entity

E5

ZK1 (after June 2006) = E5

N. Cook Is.

Oceania

62

32

E5  

ZK1 (after June 2006) = E5

S. Cook Is.  

Oceania

62

32

E7 

T9 = E7

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Europe

28

15

F, T,(E7) New prefix for Bosnia - Herzegovina effective November 17, 2007. Contacts are valid for this entity effective October 15, 1991

EA-EH

AM-AO = EA

Spain

Europe

37

14

F

EA6-EH6  

AM-AO = EA

Balearic Is.  

Europe

37

14

F

EA8-EH8  

AM-AO = EA

Canary Is.  

Africa

36

33

F

EA9-EH9

AM-AO = EA

Ceuta & Melilla

Africa

37

33

F

EI-EJ

Ireland

Europe

27

14

F

EK

UG (before 1994) = EK
4J (after 1991) = EK

Armenia

Asia

29

21

F

EL

A8 = EL
5L-5M = EL

Liberia

Africa

46

35

F, T

EP-EQ

9B-9D = EP

Iran

Asia

40

21

F

ER

UO = ER (after 1992)
UO (before 1994) = ER

Moldova

Europe

29

16

F

ES  

UR (before 1991) = ES

Estonia

Europe

29

15

F

ET  

9E-9F = ET

Ethiopia  

Africa

48

37

F

EU- EW

UC (before 1991) = EU
EU (after 1991) = UC

Belarus  

Europe

29

16

F

EX

UM (before 1993) = EX

Kyrgyzstan

Asia

30, 31

17

F

EY

UJ (before 1993) = EY

Tajikistan  

Asia

30

17

F

EZ

UH (before 1993) = EZ

Turkmenistan

Asia

30

17

F

F

FA-FF (after 1983) = F
TH, TM, TO-TQ, TV-TX = F
HW-HY = F

France

Europe

27

14

F  

FG  

Guadeloupe  

North America

11

08

F

FH  

Mayotte  

Africa

53

39

F, (D6, FH8) Only contacts made July 6, 1975, and after, count for this entity

FJ 

Saint Barthelemy

North America

11

08

F, 49 (FJ - Saint Barthelemy) Only contacts made December 14, 2007, and after, count for this entity

FK  

New Caledonia

Oceania

56

32

F  

FK 

Chesterfield Is.  

Oceania

56

30

(FK/C) Only contacts made March 23, 2000, and after, count for this entity 

FM

Martinique  

North America

11

08

F  

FO  

Austral I.  

Oceania

63

32

F, (FO) Only contacts made after 23:59 UTC, March 31, 1998 count for this entity

FO

Marquesas I.  

Oceania

63

31

F, (FO) Only contacts made after 23:59 UTC, March 31, 1998 count for this entity

FO

Clipperton I.  

North America

10

07

F  

FO 

French Polynesia  

Oceania

63

32

F  

FP  

St. Pierre & Miquelon  

North America

09

05

F  

FR/G

Glorioso Is.  

Africa

53

39

F, (FR) Only contacts made June 25, 1960, and after, count for this entity 

FR/J, E  

Juan de Nova, Europa

Africa

53

39

F, (FR) Only contacts made June 25, 1960, and after, count for this entity 

FR  

Reunion I.  

Africa

53

39

F  

FR/T  

Tromelin I.  

Africa

53

39

F  

FS

Saint Martin  

North America

11

08

F, 1 Unofficial prefix 

FT/W  

Crozet I.  

Africa

68

39 

F  

FT/X  

Kerguelen Is.  

Africa

68

39

F  

FT/Z  

Amsterdam & St. Paul Is.  

Africa

68

39

F  

FW

Wallis & Futuna Is.  

Oceania

62

32

F  

FY  

French Guiana  

 South America

12

09

F  

G, GX

2E = G
M = G

England  

Europe

27

14

F

GD, GT, MD

2D = GD

Isle of Man  

Europe

27

14

F

GI, GN, MI

2I = GI

Northern Ireland

Europe

27

14

F

GJ, GH, MJ

2J = GJ

Jersey

Europe

27

14

F

GM, GS, MM

2M = GM

Scotland

Europe

27

14

F

GU, GP, MU

2U = GU

Guernsey

Europe

27

14

F

GW, GC, MW

2W = GW

Wales

Europe

27

14

F

H4

VR4 (before 1979) = H4

Solomon Is.

Oceania

51

28

F

H40  

Temotu Province

Oceania

51

32

F, (H40) Only contacts made after 23:59 UTC, March 31, 1998 count for this entity

HA, HG  

Hungary  

Europe

28

15

F  

HB

HE = HB

Switzerland  

Europe

28

14

F

HB0

Liechtenstein

Europe

28  

14

F

HC-HD

Ecuador

 South America

12

10

F, T

HC8-HD8

Galapagos Is.

 South America

12

10

F, T

HH

4V = HH

Haiti

North America

11

08

T

HI 

Dominican Republic

North America

11

08

F, T

HJ-HK

5J-5K = HK

Colombia  

South America 

12

09

F, T

HK0

Malpelo I.  

South America 

12

09

F, T

HK0

San Andres & Providencia  

North America

11

07

F, T  

HL

6K-6N = HL
D7 = HL
DS-DT = HL

South Korea

Asia

44

25

F

HO-HP

H3 = HP

Panama

North America

11

07

F, T  

HQ-HR

Honduras

North America

11

07

F, T  

HS

E2 = HS

Thailand

Asia

49

26

F  

HV

Vatican

Europe

28

15

HZ

7Z = HZ

Saudi Arabia

Asia

39

21

F

I

Italy

Europe

28

15, 33

F

IS0, IM0

Sardinia

Europe

28

15

F

J2  

FL(before 1978) = J2

Djibouti  

Africa

48

37

F  

J3  

VP2G (before 1975) = J3

Grenada  

North America

11

08

F, T

J5 

CR3 (before 1974) = J5

Guinea-Bissau  

Africa

46

35

 

J6  

VP2L (before 1980) = J6

St. Lucia  

North America

11  

08  

F, T

J7  

VP2D (before 1979) = J7

Dominica  

North America

11  

08

F, T  

J8

VP2S (before 1980) = J8

St. Vincent

North America 

11

08

T

JA-JS

8J-8N = JA
7JI = JA1 or JD1
7J-7N = JA

Japan

Asia

45

25

F

JD1

KA1 = JD1
KG6I (before 1970) = JD1

Minami Torishima  

Oceania

90

27

F, (JD) Formerly Marcus Island 

JD1

KA1 = JD1
KG6I (before 1970) = JD1

Ogasawara

Asia

45

27

F, (JD) Formerly Bonin and Volcano Islands

JT-JV  

Mongolia

Asia

32,33

23

F  

JW  

Svalbard

Europe

18

40

F  

JX

Jan Mayen

Europe

18

40

F

JY

Jordan

Asia

39

20

F, T

K, W, N, AA-AK  

United States of America

North America

6, 7, 8

3, 4, 5

T  

KG4

Guantanamo Bay

North America

11

08

T  

KH0  

KG6R, S, T (before 1979) = KH0
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Mariana Is.  

Oceania

64

27

T

KH1  

KB6 (before 1979) = KH1
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Baker & Howland Is.  

Oceania

61

31

T  

KH2

KG6 (before 1979) = KH2
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Guam

Oceania

64

27

F, T  

KH3

KJ6 (before 1979) = KH3
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Johnston I.

Oceania

61

31

F, T  

KH4

KM6 (before 1979) = KH4
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Midway I.

Oceania

61

31

T

KH5

KP6 (before 1979) = KH5
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Palmyra & Jarvis Is.  

Oceania

61,62

31

T

KH5K  

AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Kingman Reef  

Oceania

61

31

T  

KH6, KH7  

AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Hawaii  

Oceania

61

31

F, T  

KH7K  

KH7 (before 1996) = KH7K
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Kure I.

Oceania

61

31

T

KH8  

KS6 (before 1979) = KH8
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

American Samoa  

Oceania

62

32

F, T

KH8  

AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Swains I.

Oceania

62

32

F, T (KH8 - Swains I.) Only contacts made July 22, 2006, and after, count for this entity

KH9  

KW6 (before 1979) = KH9
AH = KH
NH = KH
WH = KH

Wake I.  

Oceania

65

31

T  

KL

AL7 = KL7
NL7 = KL7
WL7 = KL7

Alaska

North America

1, 2

1

F, T

KP1

KC4 (Navassa) = KP1
WP = KP
NP = KP

Navassa I.

North America

11

08

T

KP2

KV4 (before 1979) = KP2
WP = KP
NP = KP

Virgin Is.  

North America

11

08

F, T

KP4, KP3

WP = KP
NP = KP

Puerto Rico  

North America 

11

08

F, T  

KP5  

KP4 (Desecheo) = KP5
WP = KP
NP = KP

Desecheo I.  

North America

11

08

T, (KP5, KP4) Only contacts made March 1, 1979, and after, count for this entity

LA-LN

Norway

Europe

18

14

F

LO-LW

AY-AZ = LU
L2-9 = LU

Argentina

South America 

14,16

13

F, T

LX

Luxembourg

Europe

27

14

F

LY

UP (before 1991) = LY

Lithuania

Europe

29

15

F

LZ  

Bulgaria

Europe

28

20

F  

OA-OC  

4T = OA

Peru

South America

12

10

F, T

OD

Lebanon

Asia

39

20

F

OE  

4U1VIC = OE

Austria

Europe

28

15

F, T  

OF-OI  

Finland  

Europe

18

15

F  

OH0

Aland Is.

Europe

18

15

F

OJ0  

Market Reef  

Europe

18

15

F  

OK-OL

Czech Rep.

Europe

28

15

F, (OK-OL, OM) Only contacts made January 1, 1993, and after, count for this entity 

OM

Slovak Rep.  

Europe

28

15

F, (OK-OL, OM) Only contacts made January 1, 1993, and after, count for this entity 

ON-OT

Belgium

Europe

27

14

F

OU-OW, OZ

Denmark

Europe

18

14

F

OX

Greenland

North America

5, 75

40

F

OY

Faroe Is.

Europe

18

14

F

P2  

Papua New Guinea

Oceania

51

28

(P2) Only contacts made September 16, 1975, and after, count for this entity 

P4  

Aruba  

South America

11

09

F, (P4) Only contacts made January 1, 1986, and after, count for this entity 

P5

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Asia

44

25

(P5) Only contacts made May 14, 1995, and after count for this entity.

PA-PI

Netherlands

Europe

27

14

F

PJ2
Curacao South America 11 09
PJ4
Bonaire South America 11 09
PJ5-6
Saba, St. Eustatius North America 11 08
PJ7
St Maarten North America 11 08

PP-PY

ZV-ZZ = PY

Brazil

South America

(D)12, 13, 15

11

F, T

PP0-PY0

Fernando de Noronha

South America

13

11

F, T  

PP0-PY0

St. Peter & St. Paul Rocks

South America

13

11

F, T  

PP0-PY0

Trindade & Martin Vaz Is.

South America

15

11

F, T  

PZ  

Suriname  

South America

12

09

R1FJ

4K2 (before 1994) = R1FJ

Franz Josef Land

Europe

75

40

F

S0  

Western Sahara  

Africa

46

33

Unofficial prefix (S0) Contacts with Rio de Oro (Spanish Sahara), EA9, also count for this entity.

S2  

Bangladesh  

Asia

41

22

F  

S5

YU3 (before1992) = S5

Slovenia

Europe

28

15

F, (9A, S5) Only contacts made June 26, 1991, and after, count for this entity

S7

VQ9 (Seychelles) = S7

Seychelles

Africa

53

39

S9  

CR5 (before 1976) = S9

Sao Tome & Principe  

Africa

47

36

F  

SA-SM  

8S = SM
7S = SM

Sweden  

Europe

18

14

F  

SN-SR  

3Z = SP

Poland

Europe

28

15

F  

ST  

6T-6U = ST

Sudan  

Africa

47, 48

34

STO

Southern Sudan

Africa

47,48

34

SU

Egypt

Africa

38

34

SV-SZ

J4 = SV

Greece

Europe

28

20

F, (6W) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this entity

SV/A

Mount Athos

Europe

28

20

F

SV5

Dodecanese  

Europe

28

20

F, (FK/C) Only contacts made March 23, 2000, and after, count for this entity

SV9

Crete

Europe

28

20

F, (FJ - Saint Barthelemy) Only contacts made December 14, 2007, and after, count for this entity

T2  

Tuvalu  

Oceania

65

31

(T2) Only contacts made January 1, 1976, and after, count for this entity

T30  

W. Kiribati (Gilbert Is.)  

Oceania

65

31

T31  

C. Kiribati (Brit. Phoenix Is.)  

Oceania

62

31

T32  

VR3 (before 1980) = T32

E. Kiribati (Line Is.)  

Oceania

61, 63

31

T33  

Banaba I. (Ocean I.)

Oceania

65

31

T5, 60

6O = T5

Somalia

Africa

48

37

T7

9A (before 1984) = T7
M1 (before 1984) = T7

San Marino

Europe

28

15

F

T8  

KC6 (before 1998) = T8

Palau  

Oceania

64

27

(KC6) Includes Yap Islands December 31, 1980, and before

TA-TC  

Turkey  

EU/AS

39

20

F

TF  

Iceland

Europe

17

40

F  

TG, TD  

Guatemala  

North America

12

07

F, T  

TI, TE 

Costa Rica  

North America

11

07

F, T  

TI9  

Cocos I.  

North America

12

07

F, T  

TJ

FE8 (before 1961) = TJ

Cameroon

Africa

47

36

TK  

FC(before 1985) = TK

Corsica  

Europe

28

15

F  

TL

Central Africa

Africa

47

36

(TL) Only contacts made August 13, 1960, and after, count for this entity

TN  

Congo (Republic of)  

Africa

52

36

(TN) Only contacts made August 15, 1960, and after, count for this entity

TR  

Gabon

Africa

52

36

F, (TR) Only contacts made August 17, 1960, and after, count for this entity

TT  

Chad  

Africa

47

36

(TT) Only contacts made August 11, 1960, and after count for this entity.

TU

Cote d'Ivoire

Africa

46

35

F, (TU) Only contacts made August 7, 1960, and after, count for this entity

TY

Benin

Africa

46

35

(TY) Only contacts made August 1, 1960, and after, count for this entity

TZ

Mali

Africa

46

35

F, (TZ) Only contacts made June 20, 1960, and after, count for this entity

UA-UI1, 3
, 4, 6
RA-RZ
4J-4L = U
RA, RN = UA

European Russia

Europe

(E) 19, 20, 29, 30

16

F

UA2  

4J-4L = U

Kaliningrad  

Europe

29

15

F  

UA-UI8,
9, 0
RA-RZ
4K4 (before 1994) = UA0 4K3 (before 1994) = UA
4K (before 1994) = UA
4J-4L = U

Asiatic Russia

Asia

(F) 20-26, 30-35, 75

(G)16, 17, 18, 19, 23

F

UJ-UM

4J-4L = U
UI (before 1994) = UJ

Uzbekistan

Asia

30

17

UN-UQ

4J-4L = U
UL (before 1994) = UN

Kazakhstan

Asia

29-31

17

F  

UR-UZ
EM-EO
4J-4L = U
UB (before 1994) = UZ

Ukraine  

Europe

29

16

F  

V2  

VP2A (before 1982) = V2

Antigua & Barbuda

North America

11

08

F, T

V3  

VP1 (before 1982) = V3

Belize  

North America

11

07

T  

V4

St. Kitts & Nevis

North America

11

08

T (V4, VP2) For DXCC credit for contacts made May 31, 1958 and before:

V5

ZS3 (before 1991) = V5

Namibia

Africa

57

38

F  

V6  

KC6 (before 1990) = V6

Micronesia (E.Caroline Is.)  

Oceania

65

27

T, (V6) Includes Yap Islands January 1, 1981, and after

V7  

KX6 (before 1990) = V7

Marshall Is.  

Oceania

65

31

F, T  

V8  

VS5 (before 1985) = V8

Brunei Darussalam  

Oceania

54

28

F  

VE, VO, VY  

3B-3C(before 1968) = VE
CF-CK = VE
CY-CZ = VE
XJ-XO = VE
VA-VG = VE

Canada

North America

(H)2, 3, 4, 9, 75

1-5

F, T  

VK  

AX = VK
VH-VN = VK

Australia  

Oceania

(I) 55, 58, 59

29, 30

F, T

VK0  

Heard I.

Africa

68

39

F, T 

VK0

Macquarie I.

Oceania

60

30

F, T 

VK9C

Cocos (Keeling) Islands  

Oceania

54

29

F, T 

VK9L 

Lord Howe I.  

Oceania

60

30

F, T 

VK9M 

Mellish Reef

Oceania

56

30

F, T 

VK9N 

Norfolk I.

Oceania

60

32

F 

VK9W  

Willis I.  

Oceania

55

30

F, T 

VK9X  

Christmas I.  

Oceania

54

29

F, T 

VP2E  

VP5E = VP2E

Anguilla  

North America

11

08

37 (V4, VP2) For DXCC credit for contacts made May 31, 1958 and before:

VP2M  

Montserrat  

North America

11

08

37 (V4, VP2) For DXCC credit for contacts made May 31, 1958 and before:

VP2V  

British Virgin Is.  

North America

11

08

F, 37 (V4, VP2) For DXCC credit for contacts made May 31, 1958 and before:

VP5  

Turks & Caicos Is.  

North America

11

08

F 

VP6  

VR6 (before 1998) = VP6

Ducie I.  

Oceania

63

32

F, (VP6) Only contacts made November 16, 2001, and after, count for this entity

VP6  

Pitcairn I.  

Oceania

63

32

F, T 

VP8

Falkland Is.

South America

16

13 

F 

VP8, LU  

South Georgia I.  

South America

73

13

F

VP8, LU

South Orkney Is.

South America

73

13

F  

VP8, LU

South Sandwich Is.

South America

73

13 

F  

VP8, LU,
CE9, HF0,
4K1

South Shetland Is.

South America

73

13

F

VP9  

Bermuda  

North America

11

05

F  

VQ9  

VQ8 (Chagos) =VQ9

Chagos Is.

Africa

41

39

F  

VR  

VS6 (before 1997) = VR

Hong Kong

Asia

44

24

F  

VU  

AT-AW = VU

India  

Asia

41

22

F  

VU4 

Andaman & Nicobar Is.  

Asia

49

26

F  

VU7 

Lakshadweep Is.  

Asia

41

22

F  

XA-XI

6D-6J = XE
4A-4C = XE

Mexico

North America

10

06

F, T

XA4-XI4

Revillagigedo  

North America

10

06

F, T 

XT 

Burkina Faso

Africa

46

35

F, (XT) Only contacts made August 5, 1960, and after, count for this entity

XU 

Cambodia  

Asia

49

26

XW 

Laos  

Asia

49

26

XX9

CR9 (before 1985) = XX9

Macao  

Asia

44

24

F

XY-XZ

Myanmar

Asia

49

26

 

YA

Afghanistan  

Asia

40

21

YB-YH 

8A-8I = YB
7A-7I = YB

Indonesia  

Oceania

51, 54

28

F, (YB) Only contacts made May 1, 1963, and after, count for this entity

YI

Iraq

Asia

39

21

F

YJ

FU8 (before 1982) = YJ

Vanuatu

Oceania

56

32

F 

YK

6C = YK

Syria

Asia

39

20

F

YL

UQ (before 1992) = YL

Latvia

Europe

29

15 

F

YN, H6-7

H7 = YN
HT = YN

Nicaragua  

North America

11

07

F, T 

YO-YR

Romania

Europe

28

20

F

YS

HU = YS

El Salvador  

North America

11

07 

F, T 

YT-YU 

4N-4O = YU

Serbia

Europe

28

15

F 

YV-YY

4M = YV

Venezuela  

SA

12

09

F, T 

YV0

Aves I.

North America

11

08

F, T

Z2 

Zimbabwe  

Africa

53

38 

Z3 

YU5 (before 1992) = Z3

Macedonia (former Yugoslav Rep.)  

Europe

28

15

F, (Z3) Only contacts made September 8, 1991, and after, count for this entity

ZA  

Albania  

Europe

28

15

F 

ZB2 

Gibraltar  

Europe

37

14

F 

ZC4

UKSov. Base Areas on Cyprus  

Asia

39

20

F, (ZC4) Only contacts made August 16, 1960, and after, count for this entity

ZD7  

St. Helena  

Africa

66

36

F 

ZD8

Ascension I.  

Africa

66

36

F

ZD9

Tristan da Cunha & Gough I.

Africa

66

38

ZF  

Cayman Is.

North America

11

08

F  

ZK2

ZK9 (1983) = ZK2

Niue  

Oceania

62

32

F 

ZK3  

ZM7 (before 1984) = ZK3

Tokelau Is.

Oceania

62

31

F 

ZL-ZM  

New Zealand

Oceania

60

32

F

ZL7  

Chatham Is.  

Oceania

60

32

F

ZL8

Kermadec Is.

Oceania

60

32

F

ZL9

Auckland & Campbell Is.

Oceania

60

32

F

ZP

Paraguay

South America

14

11

F, T 

ZR-ZU

South Africa

Africa

57

38

F, T

ZS8

Prince Edward & Marion Is.

Africa

57

38

F 

37 "In view of the recent Federation of British Territories in the Caribbean,
and the desire to update the Countries List and bring it into line with the published criteria,
the following changes to the ARRL Countries List are herewith announced.
These changes will be effective as of June 1, 1958."
From June 1958 QST page 97
F" indicates current list of entities for which QSLs may be forwarded by the ARRL membership outgoing QSL service
T" indicates entities with which U.S. amateurs may legally handle third-party message traffic.
S" Also 3Y, 8J1, AT0, DP0, FT8Y, LU, OR4, R1AN, VK0, VP8, ZL5, ZS1, ZX0, etc. QSL
via entity under whose auspices the particular station is operating.
The availability of a third-party traffic agreement and a QSL Bureau applies
to the entity under whose auspices the particular station is operating.
AF = Africa
AN = Antarctica
AS = Asia
EU = Europe
NA = North America
OC = Oceania
SA = South America
CX0 = CE9/VP8
EK, EM-EO, ER-ES, EU-EZ = U
FB8 (before 1985) = FT
GB = G
GC(before 1977) = GJ or GU
H5 (Bophutatswana) = ZS
HM (before 1982) = HL
XP = OX
XS = BY
YU4 (before 1992) = T9
ZE (before 1981) = Z2-9
P4 (before 1986) = PJ
RB-RR = UB-UR
RS = U
RT = UB
RU-RX = U
S4 (Ciskei) = ZS
S8 (Transkei) = ZS
T4 = CO
T4 (Venda) = ZS
V9 (Venda) = ZS
VP2K (before 1984) = V4 or VP2E
VQ8 (before 1969) = 3B
VR1 (before 1980) = T3
VR2 (before 1971) = 3D2
VR2 (after 1991) = VS6
VR8 (before 1979) = T2
VX-VY = CY0/VE